Martin Williamson


USACA must turn problems to its advantage
USACA must turn problems to its advantage

USACA is now at a crossroads and its critics - and they are fairly widespread - will be watching to see what happens next

No victory for democracy
No victory for democracy

USACA votes back the old guard and stifles hope for the future

No turning back for Kenya
No turning back for Kenya

The board did the right thing by axing players who had held them to ransom in the past

Kenyan board right to dump old guard
Kenyan board right to dump old guard

The players may complain, but the board has taken a forward-looking step

ICC avarice dooms Associates to the wilderness
ICC avarice dooms Associates to the wilderness

The leading countries' reluctance to give up their larger shares of the ICC's cake has come at the cost of spreading the game

Kenyan cricket stares into the abyss
Kenyan cricket stares into the abyss

Martin Williamson argues Kenyan cricket is doomed unless it undergoes a major overhaul

'A bunch of mutinous fools'
'A bunch of mutinous fools'

Martin Williamson on how Kenya's cricketers were prepared to risk the future of the game for some short-term and minor gains

Back to the dark days
Back to the dark days

Martin Williamson argues the latest crisis to undermine Kenyan cricket is one about out-and-out self interest and could do irreparable harm to the game

From little acorns ...
From little acorns ...

Martin Williamson looks at Zimbabwe's new domestic set-up

Hurtling down an old precipice
Hurtling down an old precipice

Seven times in the past the WICB has come off second best in arbitration with its players, and this time seems no different. Little will change unless the entire structure of the board is overhauled

What have they done to deserve this?
What have they done to deserve this?

The ICC's decision fast-track the USA into the World Twenty20 Qualifiers is a breach of its avowed principles

The inquests set to start for Scotland
The inquests set to start for Scotland

What the future holds for Scotland after their poor performance in South Africa

Bermuda's blown chance
Bermuda's blown chance

Their four-year stint at Associate level has come to an end and they don't look likely to be bouncing back anytime soon

Flickers of hope for Zimbabwe
Flickers of hope for Zimbabwe

It might be premature, and whisper it quietly, but there are signs that Zimbabwe cricket might have finally turned the corner

Another mess of its own making
Another mess of its own making

Martin Williamson on why heads must roll after yet another spectacular foul-up by the West Indies Cricket Board

Court to rule if Stanford game can proceed
Court to rule if Stanford game can proceed

Martin Williamson previews the hearing in London which will decide whether then Stanford 20/20 for 20 will go ahead

Only one winner in county v country debate
Only one winner in county v country debate

Martin Williamson looks at how the Associate countries will always lose out in the tug-of-war with counties

Teflon kings survive another day
Teflon kings survive another day

How the ICC has once again compromised over Zimbabwe

The future's bright
The future's bright

The new ICC funding regulations should have a positive impact on the game's Associates and Affiliates

Matches more than money
Matches more than money

Kenya have little chance of getting better unless they are allowed to play among the game's top ten